Legislative policy work for Children's Behavioral Health will be fully managed under New Futures and directed by a newly formed Children’s Behavioral Health Policy Advisory Committee. More information on the policy work can be found on the New Futures website here: New Futures Children's Behavioral Health Program.
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Senate Bill 14
In 2019, the passage of SB 14 was a high priority to support children with behavioral health needs. The bipartisan bill, sponsored by the Senate majority leader, takes a systemic approach to improving child welfare and ensuring children and youth get the appropriate support services where and when they need them, using the System of Care values and principles.